The Bucket (Russian: Vedro, Ведро) is a by PP Studio. Approved in 2013 from an Unaired Pilot, a first season of five episodes is currently being filmed and edited simultaneously with airing in 2016-2018.
A sketch comedy with a recurring serious segment (usually of horror genre) which evolves around people from the Local Television station in the city of Donetsk trying to came of with something to show on a late-night TV schedule after it was prolongued.
|Air Date||Episode||Synopsis||Special Guest Star(s)||End Credits Song|
|Unaired; Test Screening on 26 July 2013||Episode 0|
|After a pair of video engineers botches the newscast, local TV station is forced to air questionable shows and movies instead, including "Cinema-X" (show in which a host, Alfred Bergman, airs an unfinished catastrophically inadequate neo-noir "Dilemma") and a sci-fi b-movie "The Wave He Gave".||Mykyta Rykunov as Newscaster of The Last National Channel||The Bucket Main Theme by Nikolay Yeriomin|
|2 September 2016||Episode 1|
"This Friday Night"
|For a small local TV station an ordinary Friday transforms into a surreal nightmare when it is suddenly revealed that they need to prolong their schedule and air something all night long. Bizarre situations ensues as the crew tries to assemble the night schedule from outcasts of television and long-forgotten movies.||Innokentiy Zibrov-Zadunayskiy as Himself||"The Fever" by DigitalNativeDance|
|23 December 2016||Christmas Special|
"All You Could Possibly Want for Christmas and New Year"
|Local Television is struggling to have something good on Christmas and New Year's Eve broadcasts despite faulty script, incompetent staff, lack of time and a fired host.||Sergey A. as Epigraph Narrator|
Filip Lavrynovskyi as Church Representative
|"It's December (Again Engaged)" by Errors in Geography.|
|2 September 2017||Episode 2|
|After it turns out that Richard Syutkin mainly hires people from his family tree, Local Television Director tries to struggle nepotism while still running the newly prolonged night schedule.||Clint Basinger as David|
Slava Pustovalov as Albert Marenstein (secret special guest star)
|"Sa(n)d Credits" by Nikolay Yeriomin (cast credits)|
"The Cat Music" by Murzylka (crew credits)
|23 October 2017||Episode 2,5|
"The Unrealizable Plans Day"
|Local Television's morning show Good Morning is showcased.||-||"Exquisite (End Credits Imperfecta)" by Nikolay Yeriomin|
|2017-2018 (scheduled)||Episode 3|
"Explosion of the Modern Architecture"
|While Richard Syutkin deals with sudden repairs in his house, Local Television Director works for two.||TBA||TBA|
|1 November 2017||Episode 4|
"Fufay Presents: A Bucket of Blood"
|Richard Syutkin decides that the station could use more horror in their night schedule and Local Television Director struggles to find some.||Sergey Twob as Zhora||"Sa(n)d Credits" by Nikolay Yeriomin (cast credits)|
"How to Become a Celebrity and Succeed in Life"
|Richard Syutkin, Local Television Director and crew as a whole tries to overcome identity crisis over the fact that after working night and day in television for years they're neither successful nor famous.||TBA||TBA|
- Yaroslav Kozak as:
- Richard Syutkin
- More (TBA)
- Kyrylo Mieliekiestsev as:
- Mikhail Bondarev as:
- Mikhail Pervushin (as Leonid Sipliy)
- Konstantin Bakkanskiy as Konstantin Kannskiy
- Created by Nikolay Yeriomin
- Directed by: